The Sprint to Graduation

The Sprint to Graduation

So many events fill our days during the merry month of May. All of our students go to the prom, and many participate in trivia night. The Science Department hosts its annual invention convention. Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars headlines our “Autos for Autism”...
Crossing the Finish Line Together

Crossing the Finish Line Together

We reached Marco Polo International Airport outside Venice at 11 am. Ivan’s goodbye was surprisingly emotional with one hug after another. Then, we checked in, passed through security, and waited for our flight to Zurich. There was lunch and some duty-free shopping...
Trieste in the Rain

Trieste in the Rain

Yesterday we crossed into Italy, spending time in the seaport city of Trieste at the northernmost point of the Adriatic Sea. We changed money, had a brief tour of the city center, and posed for the obligatory group photo. Great Italian cooking tantalized the tastebuds...
Sunday in Ljubljana

Sunday in Ljubljana

Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia, one of six independent republics created when Yugoslavia broke apart. Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Northern Macedonia are the other five successor states. They are relatively small in terms of geography...
A Natural Wonder

A Natural Wonder

Yesterday we visited Plitvice Lakes National Park in the mountainous center of Croatia. This park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Register in 1979 because of the unique natural ecology found here. The 73,000 acres of dense forest is a hiker’s paradise with a...